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Gill Barker


Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]35 before 35 is my mission to complete 35 physical challenges before my 35th birthday in aid of Leeds MIND and Yorkshire Cancer Research.[/p][p]I want to do something that really pushes my boundaries physically as well mentally. I have definitely neglected my mental health over my physical health recently and I can’t stress enough how important it is to check in with yourself on a regular basis. So in doing this and almost exposing the way my mind works with you all, I hope to inspire and help anyone out there who may be feeling low or lost at the same time.[/p][p]While I’m working my way through these challenges, not only do I want to raise a lot of money, but I also want to show that with a healthy mind and body, you really can achieve anything you put your mind to.[/p][p][b]Leeds Mind [/b][/p][p]I want to increase awareness of mental health struggles and through documenting my challenges, I hope to inspire anyone (especially those who may be going through a difficult time), to try something new in order to gain a new focus. [/p][p][b]Yorkshire Cancer Research[/b][/p][p]I have lived in Yorkshire for 15 years and now see it as my adopted home. I want to fundraise for Yorkshire Cancer Research as everyone is affected by cancer either directly or indirectly.[/p][p]It is so important to have the resources to be able to keep on researching to help improve diagnosis’ and to keep looking into preventative medicine/cancer cures. To put it simply, I want to play my part in the fight to beat cancer sooner.[/p][p]The challenges kick off on Sunday 1 July 2018 and I need to complete the 35th challenge by Saturday 14 March 2020. [/p][p]I will be announcing my 35 challenges on my website:[/p][p][b]35before35.co.uk [/b][/p][p]or follow on Instagram/Twitter and Facebook [b]@35_before_35[/b][/p]
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Personal Challenge Date

14 Mar 2020


Jul 9, 2019

Darren Hepworth - Creative i Design

Hi Gill I really enjoyed following challenges 22 & 23 and look forward to finding out what comes next? Wishing you continued success!


Jul 8, 2019


Sorry it's a bit late. It's a big mountain you've chosen to climb. This is for the last 3! Very well done. You WILL succeed

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Jul 1, 2019

Mum and Dad

Awesome Gill, fantastic achievement riding the two mountains. Very proud.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Jun 30, 2019


Well done! Very inspiring. x

£5.00 plus £1.25 Gift Aid

Jun 29, 2019


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jun 29, 2019


You are amazing!!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 29, 2019


Congratulations on your mountain stages in France and Spain this week! Awesome effort in such ridiculous heat! Very proud of you! x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jun 27, 2019


Well done Gill - you're definitely on the 'downhill run'...but in a good way! x


Jun 20, 2019


Good luck with those mountains!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Apr 25, 2019

Mum and Dad

Brilliant Gill, Leeds fundraising night, Brighton marathon and taming Hadrian's Wall challenges. Very proud of you.

£60.00 plus £15.00 Gift Aid